Paola Tuosto

— Design Director MArch (Dist), MA Digital Arch (ARB, RIBA)

Paola Tuosto studied Architecture at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II and graduated with distinction in 2004. She attended the Post Master in Interior Design (Salamanca University) and the Post Master in Digital Architecture (2005 INARCH, Rome). After graduating she worked in a variety of practices in Italy including Studio Fuksas in Rome, where she gained extensive experience on worldwide projects such as Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, the Giorgio Armani store and showroom in Tokyo and others in United Arab Emirates. She went on to work as Project Leader on international projects at Metrogramma in Milan. Paola joined Foster+ Partners in 2010 to work on Walbrook office building in London next to St. Paul’s Cathedral.

She has since focused on interior design and has worked on the design of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in the heart of the City of London. She was also involved in several large scale mixed used schemes in France, Beijing, Cairo and Sao Paulo. More recently she had been working on a new headquarters building for Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Copenhagen and the Principal Place mixed use scheme in the City of London. One of London’s largest planning permission applications. The masterplan includes a commercial tower and a residential tower with retail at the base. Paola is a guest critic at the University of Kent.